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Book Review of Across a Hundred Mountains

Book Review by Daniel Olivas            As the public discourse over undocumented immigration becomes more heated and, at times, outright ugly particularly in the blogosphere, attacks on such immigrants are often made in broad strokes and with gross generalizations.  This should not be a surprise because it is easier to denigrate and reject a group …

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Book Review of The Accidental Santera

 Book Review by Vincent Bosquez Santeria, a religion established by slaves in Cuba, has often been sensationalized as a practice based primarily on animal sacrifices and secret rituals where initiated priests enter into a trance and become possessed by an orisha, or spirit. Irete Lazo (a pseudonym), a practicing Santera and former scientist who received …

Latino Fiction and the Modernist Imagination Other Resources

Latino Fiction and the Modernist Imagination Full Text

Full Text to Latino Fiction and the Modernist Imagination by John S. Christie, Ph.D.: One of the first full-length academic studies of U.S. Latino Literature (published by Garland Press in 1998), available only on LatinoStories.com.  Chapters on: 1) The Narrative Technique of the Border2) The “Magic” of Influence Upon Latino Narrative3) Latino Voices and “English Con …